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Kiko Martinez Stops Jason Booth in Ten, Wins EBU Belt

By Jhonny Gonzalez

At the Plaza de Toros La Cubierta in Comunidad de Madrid, Spain, Kiko Martinez (25-3, 18KOs) captured the vacant EBU super bantamweight title with a tenth round stoppage of Jason Booth (36-7, 15KOs). Martinez was by far the stronger man and used that strength to wear Booth down in the fight. He stunned Booth in fifth and then again in the eight and ninth rounds. In the tenth, a left hand hurt Booth once again and ended the fight as the referee had seen enough.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by gingeralbino on 04-22-2011

[QUOTE=black.ink;10418525]Booth was just too small to compete with Kiko. During Booth/Molitor, it was the same case. His style can cause problems for anybody his size, but facing a good fighter in Kiko was always gonna be too much. It's a…

Comment by black.ink on 04-22-2011

[QUOTE=gingeralbino;10418405]just watching ringside now and didnt even realise this fight was taking place, gutted i didnt see it, like both Booth and Kiko. Gonna have to watch this today[/QUOTE] Booth was just too small to compete with Kiko. During Booth/Molitor,…

Comment by gingeralbino on 04-22-2011

just watching ringside now and didnt even realise this fight was taking place, gutted i didnt see it, like both Booth and Kiko. Gonna have to watch this today

Comment by Carlos Alberto on 04-16-2011

[QUOTE=owenb1;10382958]So you're classing non Americans as Americans? And a Canadian as a European?[/QUOTE] Look at at a map. Mexico, Puerto Rico, USA, and Canada are all part of America; and Lucian Bute is from Romania. Last time I checked, Romania…

Comment by owenb1 on 04-16-2011

So you're classing non Americans as Americans? And a Canadian as a European?

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